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The risk of social policy

Nathalie Giger

The risk of social policy

the electoral consequences of welfare state retrenchment and social policy performance in OECD countries

by Nathalie Giger

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNathalie Giger
SeriesRoutledge/EUI studies in the political economy of welfare
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN16 .G49 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539357M
ISBN 109780415591980, 9780203834480
LC Control Number2010026430

2 Chapter 1 • Defining Policy Practice in Social Work BOX A Definition of Policy Practice Policy practice is defined as using social work skills to propose and change policies in order to achieve the goal of social and economic justice. All policy means choice involving change. Policy by its very nature implies that we ‘believe we can affect change in some form or another. We do not have policies about the weather because, as yet, we are powerless to do anything about the weather.’ 1 Yet, precisely because it cannot escape the constraint of choice involving change, precisely because it is action-oriented and problem Author: David Reisman.

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  Top Ten Social Policy Books by Edward Lawlor on January 2, You can judge the mood and the priorities of the country in part by the flow of books in the pipeline. This past year, the marketplace for social science and social policy books emphasized race, policing, criminal justice, and inequality. The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies.


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The risk of social policy by Nathalie Giger Download PDF EPUB FB2

She has research interests in risk assessment, risk management and risk policies, and the role of risk in contemporary welfare and criminal justice provision. She has carried out research into risk assessment for the Economic and Social Research Council's 'Risk and Human Behaviour' programme and has published numerous books and articles on risk in social care and criminal by: `This book is a call to social policy theorists to do this work of deconstruction, particularly through constructing a genealogy of risk.

This is a tantalising if difficult book. Tanatalising because it is a complex philosophical reflection that promises a possibility, at least, of creating a breach in the bulwark of by:   The Risk of Social Policy. uses a comparative perspective to systematically analyse the effects of social policy reforms and welfare state retrenchment on voting choice for the government.

It re-examines twenty elections in OECD countries to show if and how social policy issues drive Cited by:   The Risk of Social Policy. uses a comparative perspective to systematically analyse the effects of social policy reforms and welfare state retrenchment on voting choice for the government.

It re-examines twenty elections in OECD countries to show if and how social policy issues drive elections. This book contributes to the existing literature 4/5(1).

Abstract This book examines the notion of risk in relation to social policy. It takes ideas about risk (as expressed by sociologists such as Ulrich Beck in Risk Society).

"Social Policy for Children and Families is comprehensive, with chapters spanning outcomes including adolescent substance abuse, mental health, health policy, and education policy. Social Policy for Children and Families: A Risk and Resilience Perspective speaks to multiple audiences.

This edited volume is an excellent resource for : SAGE Publications. This book explores the extent to which, as a result, risk and vulnerability have replaced need as the key principles of welfare rationing and provision. It begins with an introductory overview of.

Social Policy for Children and Families: A Risk and Resilience Perspective. This site is intended to enhance your use of Social Policy for Children and Families, this carefully crafted book maps a pathway for developing resilience-based social policies.

In every chapter, experts in their respective fields apply the editors’ conceptual. An understanding of social policy is crucial for social workers as it underpins and shapes the legislative framework that they work within.

From safeguarding service users and enabling them to improve their lives, to protecting the most vulnerable in society, social policy also has a vital role to play within social work education. Download file to see previous pages Blakemore and Griggs () offer two types of definitions with respect to social policy.

One of the definitions given in relation to this concept suggests that social policy is an academic subject in the field of research and study. Changing Social Risks and Social Policy Responses in the Nordic Welfare States. Editors compiled an excellent collection of studies that take a hard look at how different Nordic countries respond to changing social risks.

This book brings a corrective lens to bear on policies related to market oriented management techniques, activation. Incorporating cutting-edge research, the authors of this multidisciplinary text offer new evidence that a public health framework based on ecological theory and principles of risk and resilience is essential for the successful design of social policy.

Contributing authors apply the editors conceptual model across the substantive domains of child welfare, education, mental health, health.

The Third Edition of Jeffrey M. Jenson and Mark W. Fraser’s award-winning text, Social Policy for Children and Families, offers new evidence that a public health framework based on ecological theory and principles of risk, protection, and resilience is essential for the successful design and implementation of social policy.

Social Policy and Risk makes a major contribution to our understanding of contemporary welfare politics. Welfare Hazard, Social Policy and Risk.

An Introduction. Following Foucault. Governance, Security and Risk. Welfare Obligations and Safety Nets. The Lessening of Risk.

Social policy refers to governmental and legislative efforts to implement changes to benefit society or a particular segment of society and, in this sense, is a social intervention.

There are many influences on the levels of aggression and violence that are society wide, depending on the country and culture. at risk of irreversible declines in their human, social or physical assets.

The challenge for implementation, as outlined in the develop a ‘global standard’ for social policy, as in the social policy principles is one example of this. There is also, however, a clear. This chapter and the previous one revisit the political economy within which post‐war welfare regimes emerged, matured, and, now appear crisis‐ridden.

Here, an analysis is made of social risks and welfare states. The post‐war welfare state was premised upon assumptions about family structure and labour market behaviour that, today, are largely invalid.

SOCIAL POLICY AS OUTPUT If we understand social policy as output, we see social policy as some kind of product, which according to Baldock et al. () may have diff erent forms. It can be: social policy as intentions and objectives (Baldock et al.

p. 8), meaning social policy as clarifying and debating what we want to Size: KB. The impact of social policies on children’s lives is wide ranging, encompassing both targeted provision, for example, interventions, services, and support in childhood, and policies directed at their parents and caregivers, for example, employment policies and legal regulation in relation to.

"Culpitt explores the ways, in applying a philosophy of risk, that we might challenge the dominance of neo-liberal arguments in social policy. He argues that the organizing philosophy of neo-liberalism is based on a valorization of contract and risk. Drawing on Michel Foucault, he provides a critique of this neo-liberal perspective.".

Social protection and the state: a review of policy instruments 50 4. Conclusion: future directions and strategic priorities 64 Global redistribution, global governance and globalisation of social policy 64 Governance and social protection 64 Social protection, the development process and poverty reduction 65 Bibliography The Third Edition of Jenson and Fraser’s award-winning text offers new evidence that a public health framework based on ecological theory and principles of risk, protection, and resilience is essential for the successful design and implementation of social policy.Get this from a library!

Social policy and risk. [Ian Culpitt] -- Applying ideas of risk to the recent changes in welfare, this text includes the theories of Foucalt and Beck. The author also seeks to demonstrate how neo-liberals have used various aspects of risk.